TREKKING

Situated near the town of Moshi in northern Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro rises from the dry plains, through a wide belt of forest and high alpine heath to an almost bare desert and finally the snow capped summit, Uhuru Peak, just 3 degrees south of the Equator.

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6 DAYS MARANGU ROUTE

Known as the ``Coca-Cola`` route, Marangu approaches Kilimanjaro from the southeast. It is the oldest, most well established route.

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7 DAYS MACHAME ROUTE

Sometimes called the Whisky Route. This is a popular route up steep paths through magnificent forests to gain a ridge leading through the moorland zones to the Shira Plateau.

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6 DAYS UMBWE ROUTE

The Umbwe route approaches Kilimanjaro from the south. The route is a short, steep and direct one, and considered to be very difficult.

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7 DAYS RONGAI ROUTE

The Rongai route is the only route that approaches Kilimanjaro from the north, close to the Kenyan border. This route has low traffic but is gaining popularity amongst climbers.

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9 DAYS LEMOSHO / SHIRA ROUTE

The Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route is the best ascent route but this offers the complete Kilimanjaro experience, more acclimatization time, more culture, more spectacular scenery and even a night in Kibo caldera.